Media Release: Albertans with Disabilities Fearful of Government Cuts and Reduced Supports For immediate release – September 11, 2020 Edmonton, AB – The recent reporting that AISH may be reduced, which was not denied by government, is one more example of how this government is losing its moral compass in the midst of a pandemic. […]
For Immediate Release On June 5, 2020 Prime Minister Trudeau announced a $600 benefit to be provided to Canadians with Disabilities and their families. This proposed benefit is now in jeopardy of being lost as the Bill to provide this benefit is not supported by all parties. The Bill also included additional funding to support […]
Media Release: Federal Government Announces COVID-19 Related Benefits for Individuals with Disabilities and Their Families For immediate release – June 8, 2020 Inclusion Alberta is pleased to share that the Federal government recently announced a total of $550 million in support of Canadians with disabilities and their families to assist in addressing the continuing impact […]
Media Release: Other Provinces Continue to Provide Additional Supports to Persons with Disabilities: When will Alberta Act? For immediate release – April 8, 2020 Edmonton, AB — On April 2, the British Columbia Minister of Social Development and Poverty Reduction announced two major measures, among others, to support individuals with disabilities and other vulnerable […]
Media release – March 31, 2020 Edmonton, AB — The Government of Alberta’s recent communication to families who have family members with developmental disabilities, coupled with the announcement that educational assistants who support students with disabilities are being laid off, is leaving families wondering why they do not count as Albertans. Adding to the […]
On February 23, 2020 the Alberta government, in the interest of transparency made public some data relative to the number of adults with developmental disabilities receiving or waiting for Persons with Developmental Disabilities (PDD) supports. While this effort at greater transparency is welcome, a preliminary analysis of this data on the eve of what is […]
The Supreme Court of Canada has affirmed the essence of discretionary (Henson) trusts for individuals with developmental disabilities.